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Richard Hutchinson

Richard Hutchinson
Richard's love of the community side of Star Wars is infectious and he can often be found supporting toy shows, such as Farthest From, and Celebration. He is co-host of The Vintage Rebellion podcast which is a monthly vintage Star Wars collecting show.

Legends Book Review: ‘Han Solo At Star’s End’

During the build up to the eagerly awaited Solo: A Star Wars Story we thought we'd mix it up a little and go back to the late 70's when the first prequel for Han Solo was released in book form.

40th Anniversary Book Review – ‘Splinter of the Mind’s Eye’

40th Anniversary Book Review - Splinter of the Mind’s Eye

Visit Hoth 2018 Report

With the dates aligning with my job as a teacher, I jumped at the chance to Visit Hoth and experience the making of The Empire Strikes Back in Finse.

Vintage Kenner Red Bar R5-D4 3.75″ Action Figure Success

Vintage Kenner red bar R5-D4 3.75" action-figure success.

The Vintage Rebellion Episode 44: Palitoy Junky

It's time for the 44th episode of The Vintage Rebellion.

‘Star Wars’ At The Movies Episode V: Return of ‘The Last Jedi’

Join host Stephen Danley for the latest episode of Star Wars At The Movies.

Farthest From: 9th & 10th December 2017 – Review

Farthest From, Mon Cal Con, Fantha Tracks Day…. What’s Going on?

The Retro Draughtsman: Black Friday Sale

Save 50% off all prints using the code BLACKRETRO until midnight tonight (GMT).

‘Star Wars’ Garden Statues At Homebase

Check out these great garden statues -- five to choose from -- only £16 each at Homebase.

Palitoy: Action Man’s Home Set For Green Plaque Honour

Some great news for Palitoy fans, as the toy company receives a green plaque honour.

Next ‘Star Wars’ Movie To Be Filmed Near Oldham, Hundreds Of Extras Needed

Could Oldham become the location for a brand new Star Wars location in the next film?

Kathleen Kennedy: ‘Star Wars’ Films Being Planned For the Next 10 Years

Not really a surprise, but nice to hear it confirmed by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.

Sir Christopher Lee’s Awards To Go On Sale

Sir Christopher Lee's widow is selling the medals he amassed during his lifetime, from wartime medals and film accolades, to the medal he received when knighted.

Event Review: Echo Base IV Live – From Strength To Strength

Echo Base Live IV took place yesterday in Redditch and it was a very well attended show for collectors of all ages.

The Vintage Rebellion Episode 39: A New Ho

It's time for the 39th episode of The Vintage Rebellion.

Three Pack Hunting

Richard takes a look at the vintage 3 packs.

The ‘Star Wars’ Phenomenon In Britain By Craig Stevens

The 'Star Wars' Phenomenon In Britain by Craig Stevens is now available for pre-order.

The Vintage Rebellion Episode 38: An Aussie, The Ashes And A Freaky Chewbacca

In advance of Farthest From, the Vintage Rebellion is back with episode 38.

Is Your R5-D4 Worth More Than You Realise?

R5-D4 has a red bar. Don't believe me? Check it out.

The Vintage Rebellion Podcast Episode 37: Three Yak Faces and a Little Twist

If you thought last month's podcast was different, wait until you hear this one.

Is This An Impossible Scam?

There have been many vintage card scams over the years, but this could be one of the most unique.

Fick’s Law and Vintage ‘Star Wars’

What are the effects of aging on plastic?

Vectis Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day

Vectis are as busy as ever with some more amazing auctions.

If Carlsberg Did Auctions

Check out the details behind the next big vintage auction.

Quality Control On A Tea Break?

MIscarded figures are a collecting anomaly, but there are more of them than you might imagine.

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